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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf, x86: Add hw_watchdog_set_attr() in a sake of nmi-watchdog on P4
On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 07:44:22PM +0400, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 11:37:31AM -0400, Don Zickus wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 07:28:27PM +0400, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 05:24:36PM +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> > > ...
> > > > >
> > > > > Yeah, not the _best_ place. Not sure too where to put it, patches are welcome ;)
> > > > >
> > > > No matter what, this file has to remain in a file that's common to all arch.
> > >
> > > well, hard to say, Stephane, nmi-watchdog is x86 specific as far as I know.
> >
> > No, other arches have similar mechanisms. Actually I think sparc
> > copied-n-pasted an old implementation of the nmi_watchdog on x86.
>
> Mind to point me where it lives?

Indeed, at least SPARC has it as well. Thanks for clarification!

>
> >
> > It is just all we hear about is the watchdog on x86.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Don
>
> Cyrill

Cyrill


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